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  • Member Since: June 24th, 2013
  • Location: Switzerland
  • Website: justpublishingadvice.com
  • Job Title: General Factotum
  • Employer: Just Publishing Advice
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Bio

I own and run https://justpublishingadvice.com/ and https://whizbuzzbooks.com/ which both keep me very busy. I love blogging and from time to time, enjoying how technology goes wrong and then learning how to fix it.

Interests

Things that go wrong and how to fix them.

WordPress Origin Story

It’s so long ago, I can’t recall when.

  • Posted a reply to Enable all cookie categories in settings by default, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Great @webtoffee Thanks for taking the time to check.

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Enable all cookie categories in settings by default, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi @webtoffee Thanks for your prompt reply. Yes, if you could check this URL, it…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Enable all cookie categories in settings by default, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Now, I'm not sure. Is it only working on my IP address? Is there any…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Enable all cookie categories in settings by default, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I found a workaround. I opened the site in an incognito window, then opened Cookie…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Enable all cookie categories in settings by default, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have a problem with one site enabling cookie categories. I've set all except "Necessary"…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Has this plugin been ABANDONED?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The developer did post a reply a few weeks ago here: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/security-bug-sites-using-this-plugin-can-be-hacked/ So the plugin…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Security bug – sites using this plugin can be hacked…, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It's a pleasant surprise to see a rare comment from @nextscripts At least it confirms…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to How long does a page stay cached?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks, @isaumya I'll give Smart Tired Caching a try.

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, How long does a page stay cached?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I notice that some pages that were cached show as a MI…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Huge increase in unused CSS after this update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm sorry, but I have run out of patience with the new version of this…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Site health warning for paginated comments, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm still using pagination with Yoast's rel=canonical directive and I can see that GSC is…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Huge increase in unused CSS after this update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I tried updating my main site and it had the same CSS bloat problem. It…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Huge increase in unused CSS after this update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've updated two live sites to 2.0.2, @van-ons Both show a small increase in unused…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Huge increase in unused CSS after this update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for letting me know @van-ons I just did a very quick check and yes,…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Huge increase in unused CSS after this update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Okay, I'll wait and see if you can fix the issue. But please, test your…

    3 months ago

  • Created a topic, Huge increase in unused CSS after this update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've checked a few of my sites, and all of them have i…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Saving Autoptimize causes lockout, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I think I have found the pesky little problem, Frank. My developer recently moved the…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Saving Autoptimize causes lockout, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes, Frank. I have "above the fold CSS" set. But I get the 403 whether…

    3 months ago

  • Created a topic, Saving Autoptimize causes lockout, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    When I try to save changes to the Autoptimize plugin, …

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Site health warning for paginated comments, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I can see your point @roam92 But when you remove the rel=canonical” directive, won't you…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Site health warning for paginated comments, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Well, I tried @roam92 But removing pagination severely affected page loading and CWV scores. On…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Site health warning for paginated comments, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    After a thorough check, I can see that Google is not indexing most paginated comment…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Site health warning for paginated comments, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'll check more deeply later @roam92 But I just did a quick check and GSC…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Purging comments, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I completed a full purge and everything is fine. I'll just have to remember to…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Purging comments, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes, I was trying with the CF dashboard. I didn't think about the fallback cache.…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Purging comments, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've tried quite a few times with variations of the URL such as /comment-page-1/#comments or…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Purging comments, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for the explanation. After deleting a comment, I tried to purge the main page…

    4 months ago

  • Created a topic, Purging comments, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have been trying to fix a few broken links in some o…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Is there a development mode?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks! I just tried your alternative suggestion on my test site and it works perfectly…

    4 months ago

  • Created a topic, Is there a development mode?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    When I want to make a small change to my site using th…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence flagging files in 3.5.8, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes, I believe it's safe. All my sites are running fine. Wordfence describes the issue…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence flagging files in 3.5.8, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've got the same Wordfence warnings on 6 sites. I tried to repair the files…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Cache not updating images on archive pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Okay, thanks for your help. I'll investigate removing W3 Total Cache correctly.

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Cache not updating images on archive pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've checked as best I can. This is the page where the problem occurs: https://justpublishingadvice.com/self-publishing-advice/page/8/…

    5 months ago

  • Created a topic, Cache not updating images on archive pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The plugin works super well, and I couldn't be happier…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Why does inline all CSS seem to work?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    With pleasure. Done.

    5 months ago

  • Created a topic, Must-have plugin with exceptional support, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    With over a million users, this has to be a great plug…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Why does inline all CSS seem to work?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Well, I used the Critical Path Generator to Inline and Defer CSS and it worked…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Why does inline all CSS seem to work?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks, Frank. I'll investigate that option.

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Why does inline all CSS seem to work?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks so much for your rapid response. I'm using WP Cloudflare Super Cache to cache…

    5 months ago

  • Created a topic, Why does inline all CSS seem to work?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I know it's a bit unorthodox and you do warn against u…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Load ad scripts statically, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm using client-side with insert (not show) for desktop and tablet. But I can see…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Load ad scripts statically, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for your prompt response! Okay, I'll do some reading.

    5 months ago

  • Created a topic, Load ad scripts statically, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I get this warning in Lighthouse. Load ad scripts sta…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Annoying Update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Okay, great.

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Annoying Update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    When I simply close the banner, it still keeps reappearing on all pages of my…

    5 months ago

  • Created a topic, Annoying Update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Not a nice update, thank you. Why do I need to go thro…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to One AdSense head tag supported per page, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The topic was resolved in this thread. https://wordpress.org/support/topic/correct-adsense-code-use/ You can use the new Adsense js…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Old WordPress files after update?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The issue has been raised on the Wordfence support forum. https://wordpress.org/support/topic/old-wordpress-core-file-were-not-removed-during-update/ You might get more…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Old WordPress files after update?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The errors you posted are from the editor in core files. Even though you might…

    6 months ago